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‘Badla’ Bollywood’s whirling crime story

  • Aruna Harjani

    Contributor

Jakarta   /   Sat, March 16 2019   /  03:59 am

In turmoil: Young entrepreneur Naina Sethi (Taapsee Pannu) finds herself in a legal turmoil after she is found in a hotel room with the corpse of her dead lover.Once again, Bollywood stars Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu pair up for a Bollywood blockbuster.Badla, adapted from the Spanish film The Invisible Guest, is a whirling crime story that will keep you dizzy in wonder over who the culprit is.In Badla, director Sujoy Ghosh, who is known for his films Kahaani and Kahaani 2, keeps the audience in suspense for more than two hours involving two characters in a heavy dialog discussing and turning around situations to reach their objectives.The movie revolves around Badal Gupta (Amitabh Bachchan), who is hired by Jimmy Punjabi (Manav Kaul) to help defend his client Naina Sethi (Taapsee Pannu). Gupta is one of the best lawyers in the industry and has never lost a case in his forty-year c...